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Trump slams Trudeau, says U.S. won’t endorse G7 communique

Leaving the Group of Seven Summit for Singapore, President Trump tweeted that he has instructed US representatives to not endorse a joint communique issued by the G-7 leaders. Before Trump's late-day tirade issued after he left the country, the exclusive club produced a communique exposing other areas of discord. The remarks from a top economic adviser to the US president about a longstanding USA ally were deeply unusual, and underscored the growing divide between the United Staters and ...


G7 Summit far from harmonious

G7 Summit far from harmonious

He called Trudeau a weak leader and said the US would not sign off on the G7's final communique . In response to Trump's tweets, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau' s Office said that Trudeau has been consistent with Trump both in public and private conversations.


President Xi Jinping confers upon Vladimir Putin ‘highest state honour of China’

President Xi Jinping confers upon Vladimir Putin ‘highest state honour of China’

Asked for his impression of the Chinese leader for life, Putin said Xi was "approachable and sincere", as well as "perhaps the only state leader who has celebrated my birthday with me". How is Trump showing his great negotiating skills (he makes the best deals, or so I am told) if he is willing to give up a major concession to Russian Federation for nothing? The Russian President stated that USA leader Donald Trump in their latest conversation expressed concern about a new round of the ...


Florida approved pistol permits without full background checks

Florida approved pistol permits without full background checks

The Tampa Bay Times reports that since February 2016, the Florida Department of Agriculture stopped using the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. And Philip Levine, a former Miami Beach mayor, called for an investigation and said Putnam has forfeited "any moral right to lead". Responding to the criticism, Putnam's office said that the agency promptly took measures to rectify the error, " immediately " reviewing 365 applications, and 291 permits were annulled as a ...


Taliban leaders declare Eid ceasefire with Afghan forces

Taliban leaders declare Eid ceasefire with Afghan forces

The move for a ceasefire was first announced by President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday. Ghani's surprise announcement underscored his desire to establish a peace process that could put an end to a conflict that even his backers say cannot be won militarily.


Any agreement with North Korea will be 'spur of the moment'

Any agreement with North Korea will be 'spur of the moment'

North Korea's catastrophic human rights record is inextricably linked with the threat of its nuclear weapons, and addressing those abuses can not be avoided. "It's a big gamble and I'm not sure I have a good answer for what is best". However, Trump, before leaving to attend the Group of Seven summit in Canada , was asked whether Rodman was invited to Singapore and he said, "No, he wasn't".